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Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

Television - Bachelor

The bachelor’s programme in Television focus on creating content for television. The students deal with a range of aspects, from journalistic, everyday narrative to the magic of fiction as well as development of ideas and concepts. Main language of instruction is Swedish.

Television is a visionary, creative and broad field covering many genres and responsibilities. You will need to have a command of many things, from drafting and presenting ideas for content and presentation to doing research, planning and implementing recordings and post-production and understanding how best to reach your audience.

Our students often work for production companies or TV channels after receiving their degrees. They can have varying responsibilities, as researcher, feature producer, editor, member of the editorial staff, programme developer, or working with production planning, recording or post-production. To advance to become a TV producer with the ultimate responsibility for a production company or TV channel, you first need to work in one of the other positions, to build up confidence with the production company or channel. A common form of employment is as a freelancer in a project, but permanent positions are also available.

The Bachelor’s Programme in Television

The course alternates practical exercises with theoretical reflection, and balances solid knowledge of the industry with your personal artistic expression and project ideas.

You will learn to develop your ability to work in teams by taking part in feature productions and in the development and pitching of programme formats and programme series. You will work with developing ideas and concepts and you will test different roles in the TV studio and control room, where you will learn to follow and give instruction. Your practical experiences will meet with theories of group dynamics and leadership.

You will delve deeper into various forms of TV narrative through interviews, reporting and short television fiction. Towards the end of the programme you will choose a place to work as an intern, where you will sharpen your knowledge and get the opportunity to put it to test. The last term of the programme is devoted to an individual production.

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  • Entry requirements

    If you don’t fulfil the formal entry requirements for the programme you may apply for recognition of prior learning, in other words that the knowledge and competence you have acquired through other activities are assessed as the equivalent of the formal merits that are required. Submit your application for recognition of prior learning with your application for the programme.

    You may also apply for an exemption/a waiver, that allows you to proceed to the selection process even though you don’t meet the general admission requirements. Submit your application for an exemption/a waiver together with your application.

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  • How to apply

    When the programme is open for application you apply through our web-based application system by clicking on the "Apply here"-button on this page.

    Start your application early! Don’t delay in submitting your application! You may run into trouble if you wait until the last day and your internet connection happens to be down, or you find that your files are in the wrong format. You will not be able to apply once the last date for applications has passed. Your application has to be turned in by 23.59 (swedish time).

    Please note that we only accept applications and certificates through the application system, not by means of regular post or e-mail.

    Confirmation of your application

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    E-mail: support@varbi.com
    Phone: +46 520 580 050 (weekdays at the following times: 08:30–12:00 and 13:00–16:30).

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  • Application and tuition fees

    If you are a Swedish citizen or a citizen of another EU or EEA country you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Some other groups are also exempt from the requirement to pay application and study fees.

    A few years ago Sweden introduced application and tuition fees for higher education. The level of the study fees depends on which course/programme they are for, and the level is set in order to cover the actual costs of the course/programme in question.

    If you are required to pay an application fee, we need to have received your payment by the last date for applications. The application fee is SEK 900. If you are required to pay the application fee and we have not received your payment by the last date for applications, we will not process your application.

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